Bonsai Trident Maple 7 yr old
Trident Maples (AcerBuergerianum) make excellent hardy deciduous Bonsai trees, as they’re fast growersand are easy to keep and train; they are a good choice for a beginner outdoor Bonsai tree. They are highly sought after and are very popular with Bonsai enthusiasts.
They are native to Japan, China and Korea and it has three lobed leaves whereas most otherMaples have five or seven lobed leaves.The leaves of TridentMaples are beautiful, turning beautiful shades of orange in autumn. Supplied pot can vary in colour.
Details Bonsai Trident Maple 7 yr old
- Very easy to grow
- Ceramic Pot Included
- Makes a nice Gift
- Full grown: 10 Years
- Full grown height: 25 – 50 cm
- Plant location: partial sunny location
- Hardiness: -10 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Trident Maple 7 Yr Old
Your Trident Maple 7 Yr Old requires a bright place but avoid direct sunlight to prevent withering. For a successful indoor bonsai you need to provide good sunlight and fresh air movement, additional humidity will also help.
If this cannot be provided then grow your bonsai as an outdoor specimen in a sheltered location. Daily watering of the roots and sprinkling of the leaves is necessary. When the top of the soil looks dry, immerse the pot in water (just over the rim of the pot) until air bubbles cease, your Trident Maple 7 Yr Old must remain damp at all times.
Take the pot out of the water and drain. Do this once a week. Feed once every 2 weeks from spring to late summer with a Fertilizer . Trim Trident Maple 7 Yr Old regularly with a sharp pair of scissors, as new shoots emerge shape some of them with wire & remove others this will encourage growth of dense twigs & neat foliage.
Pruning roots & repotting is best done every two years in early spring when the roots will heal quickly, use compost that is free draining but moisture retentive, do not feed for a few weeks afterwards.
ATTENTION: in autumn the tree tends to loose part of its leaves, do not worry; the tree is not dead, new foliage will appear. Do not leave Trident Maple 7 Yr Old outside during frosty periods. Place in a conservatory or unheated room.